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Live Review: Saintseneca and Des Ark at the Casbah, February 5, 2016


Saintseneca

Saintseneca were overshadowed by opening act Des Ark



Live Review: David Cross at the Observatory North Park, January 26, 2016


David Cross at the Observatory North Park

The comedy favorite treated San Diego to his first standup show in over 5 years



The Kabbs Celebrate Record Release at Whistle Stop


The Kabbs

The new record drops this Friday



Live Review: Martin Courtney at the Casbah, January 19, 2016


Martin Courtney

The Real Estate frontman gave San Diego a moment of Zen



Live Photos: Josh Ritter at the Observatory North Park, January 18, 2016


Josh Ritter at the Observatory North Park

The singer/songwriter’s deep cuts cut deep



The Return of the Owl and Bear Podcast


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Don’t call it a comeback



Live Review: Cheap Trick at the Belly Up, December 15, 2015


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Solana Beach surrendered to the recent Hall of Fame inductees



Live Photos & Review: The 1975 and Swim Deep at Observatory North Park, December 15, 2015


The 1975 at Observatory North Park

At their sold-out San Diego show, The 1975 looked to the future



Live Review: Glen Hansard at Walt Disney Concert Hall, November 9, 2015


Glen Hansard performing with Marketa Irglova in 2010

Glen Hansard turned on the waterworks in L.A.



Live Photos: SuicideGirls Blackheart Burlesque at Brick by Brick, November 22, 2015


Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque

The alt models gave a stripped-down performance



Live Review: L7 at San Diego Music Thing, November 14, 2015


L7 by Sarah Beauchemin

L7’s North Park crowd was “ready for the scraping”



Live Review: Born Ruffians at Soda Bar, November 13, 2015


Born Ruffians

The Toronto band was in town for this year’s San Diego Music Thing



Live Review & Photos: Tolan Shaw, Ki, and Jonny Tarr at the Belly Up, October 30, 2015


Jonny Tarr

Three local bands built on their Kaaboo festival momentum



Review: The Nervous Wreckords – The Nervous Wreckord (Part 1)


The Nervous Wreckord Part 1

The San Diego band has a new five-song EP



Interview & Photos: Frank Turner


Frank Turner by Sylvia Borgo

O&B contributor Sylvia Borgo chatted with Frank Turner before his House of Blues show



Live Review & Photos: Hozier at the Open Air Theatre, October 15, 2015


Hozier by Sylvia Borgo

Hozier fans swooned at SDSU



Video: Smile Now Cry Later: “In the Moonlight”


Smile Now Cry Later

The queen of San Diego pop returns



Live Review: Heartless Bastards and Slothrust at the Belly Up, October 19, 2015


Heartless Bastards

The band overcame some sound issues in Solana Beach



Interview: Ash


Ash by Sylvia Borgo

Sylvia Borgo spoke with Irish trio Ash before their recent Music Box show



Live Review and Photos: Paul Weller and The Villagers at The Observatory North Park, October 6, 2015


Paul Weller by Sylvia Borgo

The Modfather brought the hits — and his impeccable style — to San Diego



San Diego: See the New Bill Murray Movie “Rock the Kasbah” for Free


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We’re give away 15 tickets to see the movie at any time



Interview: Strange Talk


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The synthpop band plays Soda Bar on October 20



The Redwoods Release Free Sampler


The Redwoods

The San Diego label has some songs it’d like to give you



Video Premiere: Normandie Wilson – “Dressed in Pink”


Normandie Wilson

The San Diego songwriter’s new album is out now